Part of a collection of labor tapes shot by Kartemquin Films in Northwest Indiana. In this tape, a rank-and-file Teamsters member talks to a group about organizing owner operator truckers into a union.
00:03Copy video clip URL Camera opens on a man speaking about movements to unionize owner operator truckers around the country, and reforms to the Teamsters union. He talks about regulations for moving truckers. He describes the way that truckers are put into debt and unable to escape working 100 hours a week after being trapped by expenses. He talks about lawsuits against the union. He talks about getting people to care about and understand the issues.
33:05Copy video clip URL Tape ends.